Category Archives: Crime

Pennsylvania Mayor gets 15-years in prison for rigging contracts (just like Governor Quid pro Cuomo)

October 23, 2018- by Steven E. Greer BPTV has reported extensively on the routine use of RFP contract rigging by the BPCA to drive

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Happening in Ohio now: White girl cries rape. Black man gets prosecuted.

Update October 20, 2018- The man accused of rape was

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Will Sheldon Silver ever see a day in prison?

Update October 5, 2018– Shelly dodged jail again. His appeal papers are due December 3rd.

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In Mayor de Blasio’s NYC, people are being kidnapped, drugged, and robbed

September 3, 2018- A while back, a cardiologist had his life ruined by foolishly going to Scores.

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Exclusive: Harvey Weinstein met with the woman he allegedly groped the next day at the Tribeca Grand Hotel

Update October 5, 2017- The Post reports that Harvey Weinstein is lawyering up ahead of the release of

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BPCA secretly replaces General Counsel Alix Pustilnik

April 12, 2018- by Steven E. Greer During the April 10th BPCA board meet, General Counsel Alix Pustilnik was not present. This is

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BPCA President Shari Hyman leaves amidst scandal

September 15, 2017- The Tribeca Tribune reported that BPCA President Shari Hyman has left her job

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Sheldon Silver gets 7-years in prison

July 27, 2018- Sheldon Silver was finally sentenced today to seven years in prison. However,

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Dead man found in The Battery

July 27, 2018- by Steven Greer According to NYPD sources, a 62-year-old man named Robert Kennedy was found dead in a garden area

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Another dead body found floating in the Hudson River

September 8, 2018- The Post reports, “A man’s dead body was found in the Hudson River near Battery Park

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Man who raped 6-year-old girl arrested for selling bogus Statue of Liberty tickets in the Battery

July 29, 2019- The Daily News reports, “A convicted child rapist was arrested for illegally hawking Statue

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LiRo Group construction singled out by Comptroller Stringer

June 25, 2018- by Steven E. Greer Over the years. BPTV has reported on numerous cost overrun construction projects overseen

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Another disgraced lawyer at Jeff Galloway’s former firm of Hughs, Hubbard & Reed

August 27, 2018- Local Gateway Plaza resident Jeff Galloway, who was convicted of felony tax evasion,

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Downtown Connection Bus to skip stops along The Battery to dodge violent felons

August 9, 2018- From Downtown Alliance:

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P.S. 276 Crossing Guard Hit by Car at ‘Unsafe’ Intersection, Police Say

February 3, 2014- DNAinfo reports, “A school crossing guard was struck by a passing cab as she stood on duty outside of Battery Park City’s P.S./I.S. 276 at an intersection that parents and police say is unsafe. “I’m very concerned … Continue reading

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The far right has its own insane zealots, usually funded by the NRA or Koch Brothers

May 17, 2018

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Pure panic by the ImpeachTrumpers

Update April 16, 2018- The federal judge seems almost certain to grant the request by the Trump and

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I am Michael Clayton

March 5, 2017- by Steven E. Greer Michael Clayton was a great film and should have won Best Picture in 2007. If you saw it, you recall

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This is why our federal First Amendment case is so important

May 10, 2017- by Steven E. Greer As viewers know, BPTV is proceeding in federal court toward trial against the BPCA for violating our First Amendment

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Catherine McVay Hughes becomes BPCA board member despite ties to convicted felon Sheldon Silver

Update May 12, 2018- Despite Catherine Hughes’ mysterious departure from CB1, coinciding

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